Wooing the Audience, Wooing Us

2012 NSNC Conference, Macon. Photo: Larry Najera

President’s Message By Larry Cohen President National Society of Newspaper Columnists When Steve Lopez, the great L.A. Times columnist, spoke at an NSNC convention a number of years ago, he joked about being labeled a “local” columnist. What exactly did…

Perel Publishes Collection

Cracked Nuts & Sentimental Journeys: Stories From a Life Out of Balance, by Saralee Perel

Four-time NSNC column contest winner Saralee Perel has a new book, Cracked Nuts & Sentimental Journeys: Stories From a Life Out of Balance. To read about Cracked Nuts, including how to receive a signed copy, please visit her website: www.saraleeperel.com.…

Walt, It’s About Time

Pennsylvania Press Club

Longtime NSNC member Walt Brasch has received the Lifetime Communicator of Achievement award from the Pennsylvania Press Club, reported a newspaper that runs his column. The News Eagle said Walt received the honor June 3 in Gettysburg at the club’s…

Wolfgang’s books

bookshelf

Niesielski publishes a humor column collection and a humor-fantasy novel, e-book and paper NSNC member Wolfgang Niesielski writes that he has two books published and available for sale at Amazon.com. The first one is a collection of some of his…

The Debit Side of the Clarion-Ledger

Clarion-Ledger, Jackson, Miss.

Love’s Columns’ Labor’s Lost? By Ben S. Pollock NSNC Director of Online Media What’s the value of a columnist writing for no pay for a city’s newspaper (rather, its website), which it terms “a labor of love”? It turns out…